October 2, 2014

October 2, 2014

Venice's Grand Canal

Photograph by Tony Gentile, Reuters

Venice's Grand Canal sloshes with activity on an August afternoon just before the start of the Venice Film Festival. The city's main thoroughfare, the Grand Canal winds in a serpentine loop though its ancient heart; gondolas and vaporetti, or water buses, provide conveyance.

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